Event Title : DL8 - Investigating & Charging in Disciplinary Hearings

Full Description
Disciplinary hearings are a common occurrence in the workplace and part and parcel of the manager and shop stewards daily functions. This three-hour online workshop should be attended by chairpersons, complainants and managers.
Start Date
19 October 2020 @ 09:00
Sessions
3
Course Type
Distance Learning
Cost
R 950.00

Module 1 : DL08: Investigating & Charging in Disciplinary Hearings

Disciplinary hearings are a common occurrence in the workplace and part and parcel of the manager and shop steward’s daily functions. Employees and employers alike are entitled to fair labour practices and to escape a reinstatement or compensation award in the CCMA.

This three-hour online workshop should be attended by chairpersons, complainants, managers, HR and ER managers and practitioners, legal advisers, shop stewards, and union representatives.

Course Outline / Modules / Sessions

Module 1 Session 1:

  • Introduction
  • Schedule 8 – Code of conduct on misconduct
  • Introduction
  • Fair reason for dismissal
  • Fair procedure
  • Disciplinary measures short of dismissal
  • Role of your disciplinary code and procedures
  • Role Players in disciplinary process

Module 1 Session 2:

  • Reporting misconduct
  • How is misconduct reported?
  • Who must investigate?
  • Deciding on formal or informal procedure to follow. 
  • Suspension
  • Investigating the misconduct
  • The investigation diary
  • Consulting witnesses and drafting statements
  • Sources of evidence.

Module 1 Session 3:

  • Deciding on the charges
  • How to draft charges and how to charge an employee
  • Compounding and splitting of charges
  • Pitfalls to avoid when charging employees
  • Notice of disciplinary hearing
  • Pitfalls and Evidentiary tools
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